Monday, May 31, 2010

Exclusive!!! Contributor Margarita Louca!

Sneak preview of what's in store....we are mega excited about the awesome video by one of our wonderful contributors, Margarita Louca that will be presented as part of the 'Fish and Chips, Twice Please?!' exhibition...
Not only does this delight present the amazing talents of this London based filmmaker extraordinaire, it also features one of the incredible pi
eces that we will be exhibiting, Piers Atkinson's 'Vera' balaclava.
The film features band, Wetdog's 'Wymmin's Final' track and was recently selected to premiere exclusively on Stereogum...we are honoured to have this beaut of a film as part of the exhibition!
The Lowdown on Margarita who not only offered her talents as our contributing film-maker but, also worked as Art Director and designer of our upcoming publication that will accompany 'Fish and Chips, Twice Please?!'....

Margarita Louca has a multidisciplinary approach to her practice working as an illustrator, film-maker and art director and thrives on the variation and space to collaborate that this provides.

Having finished her BA in Graphic Design from Central St. Martins, she began working with the film production company Pundersons Gardens as a video editor. Margarita now works on a variety of documentary, commission and high-end fashion videos for clients ranging from SHOWstudio to Peter Pilotto.

She has showcased at exhibitions including STOLEN, Dark H
orses and Untouched and her artwork and writing has collectively been featured in publications including LURVE, VICE UK/USA, Dazed and Confused, URA! and Wonderland.
Watch this space for a peek at the film....
Love and Mushy Peas
Team Fish and Chips

Diva Magazine and 'Best of Vienna'...

Greetings from Fish and Chips HQ!
With the big, grand opening kicking off next week on the 10th June at the freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL we are really pleased with some of the press features that are churning out...Check us out in the current issue of Diva Magazine....and also a listing in a recent "Best of Vienna" supplement in Falter...WE LOVE IT!

Team Fish and Chips

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Contributor Random Bangle Comes to Vienna!

Hello from Fish and Chips HQ!!!
Last week saw the much anticipated arrival of Russell, one of our wonderful contributors who jetted into Vienna from London!
Random Bangle AKA Edinburgh born, Russell Barratt is an accessories and prop designer specialising in performance garments. His unique approach to textile creation and traditional crafts encapsulates a range of influences within his work including the 80’s era, Egypt, club culture, knotting and recycling. His work has included commissioned pieces for design collective, Maiden Britain, which was showcased at London Fashion Week as well as for Eska Mtung
wazi as part of The Matthew Herbert Big Band. Aside from private commissions which have been featured in publications including; Notion, Random Magazine and Dazed Digital, his bold pieces are stocked at Soho boutique, Machine-A.
As well as being one of our showcasing contributors he has also been offering his talents to the Vienna based Fish and Chips team. During his time here he has been working in the quartier21 studios making both his special custom piece for the exhibition as well as getting crafty with lots of exciting bits and pieces for the gallery!
It's fun times-o-clock having Russell in town and awesome to have his support!

Team Fish and Chips

Friday, May 21, 2010

Behind the Scenes....

Hello from Fish and Chips HQ!!!
It's been an action packed week...deliveries galore of juicy products from our partners and sponsors in anticipation for the launch...the team has been working hard on a whole bunch of elements ready for the big opening!
So as promised, a sneaky look into what went down behind the scenes on our exclusive shoot directed by the exhibition curators, Emma Bell and Polona Dolzan....
Huge thanks to our photograpy contributor, Thom Will, for jetting into tow
n from London and the awesome team including make-up artist, Patrick Glatthaar, our beautiful model Hanna Kribbel @ Stella Models and of course our wonderful assistants: Alexandra Bondi de Antoni and Catherine Mudford.
AND...of course all of our amazing designers and the MuseumsQuartier Wien for offering such a great location for the shoot!
Lots of fun times on the shoot as well as battling the elements including tropical rainstorms... and of course...we put on a nice buffet-snack boxes and all!

Fish and Chips

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Freizeit Kurier Magazine!

Salt and Vinegar Greetings!
This weekend we got a great 5 page feature in one of
Austria's most prestigious and most read publications...Freizeit Magazine that accompanies the Kurier newspaper. It features 'Fish and Chips, Twice Please?!' as well as a string of our designers including Piers Atkinson, Emma Bell, Craig Lawrence, Dashing Tweeds and Nicholas Kirkwood! Amazing piece which made us mega happy!
Team Fish and Chips

Photographer Thom Will comes to Town!!!

The Sunny MQ with pink Enzis and Thom experiences 'Prater'...
Hello from Fish and Chips HQ!
With 23 days and counting till the launch of 'Fish and Chips, Twice Please?!' things are getting super exciting here at HQ!!! Last week saw the arrival of one of our amazing contributors, Thom Will, to work on an exclusive photoshoot here in the MuseumsQuartier Wien as well as support the Fish and Chips Team. British photographer and
part of the MegaMegaMega duo over in London jetted into Vienna where our team of both British and Austrian counterparts collaborated to create a shoot featuring an array of incredible garments from our featured designers.
Thom is a London based photographer with a background in PR and his work has been featured in international publications including; The Independent, Indie Magazine, VICE and Soy Victim Mexico.
Watch this space to see a first look into the behind the scenes action....
Magic Greetings,
Team Fish and Chips

Thursday, May 6, 2010

London to Vienna!!!

Today, after months of planning...all of the especially selected delights ready to be showcased at 'Fish and Chips, Twice Please?!' left London and began their journey over to Vienna. With huge thanks to our fantastic sponsor, Roswel, our van left the realms of Shepherds Bush and began the mammoth journey to the sunny MuseumsQuartier Wien. Full of goodies and amazing pieces from our featured designers ready to be unleashed next month!

Check out the exclusive ad from Roswel, which we love and off course some box action from Fish and Chips London HQ!
Team Fish and Chips

Monday, May 3, 2010

Special Delivery!

Exciting happenings at Fish and Chips HQ today!
Our first batch of exhibition flyers arrived this afternoon and WE LOVE THEM! They look great, so keep an eye out for them around town and be sure to grab one!
Also a load of goodies from one of our wonderful sponsors, Manner, arrived !
Team Fish and Chips,